Learning Circles

What is a learning circle?

Learning Circles are educational courses for people to take in a social, peer classroom setting. They cover a range of interests. The sessions are lightly facilitated by library staff hosted at Wichita Public Library locations. Some programs may meet once while others may meet consecutively for several weeks.

Who is it for?

Learning Circles are for anyone with at least basic technology skills who wants to take an online course but may feel uncertain about doing so or lacking motivation working by themselves. While still working at your own pace, you’ll be among others who may provide the support and motivation to complete the course.

How do I get started?

Find a class below that you are interested in. Click the link that takes you to the registration page on the Peer 2 Peer University Learning Circles. While registration is required for each course, all Learning Circles are FREE!

Upcoming Classes

Social Media: What No One Has Told You About Privacy

Social Media: What No One Has Told You About Privacy

In this workshop we discuss the emergence of social media, how the concept gained popularity and has now become the axle in collaborative communication on the Internet. We follow this with a presentation of basic approaches that you can use to protect your data and more importantly your privacy on these platforms.
Starts Monday, October 23, 2-4 p.m., runs 2 weeks, Central Library

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Human Rights: The Rights of Refugees

Every day people fleeing war and persecution find the door slammed in their face. What rights do refugees have? Who is responsible for upholding and protecting them? Learn how to find the answers and empower yourself to defend and promote the rights of refugees and discover how you can be part of the solution.
Starts Monday, November 6, 5:30-7:30 p.m., runs 3 weeks, Central Library

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